Wednesday, 23 July 2014

New Arrival. . . . . . .But Not Another Striplet


Good morning friends, Romans and crafters! Hope all is good in your neck of The Pond.
What beautiful weather we have been having but don't get excited John, you know it won't last in the UK! 

Thanks for your comments on here and on Sue's blog about my being lucky to be pulled (steady !!!) in the comment game.Sue is kindly sending me some stamps so I'm waiting with bated breath.
I haven't emailed her about the Sharp Striplet as I don't like to bother her with it. From now on, when I use it, I will wear a fluorescent jacket for Health and Safety purposes hahaha! Seriously, I have actually sandpapered the offending edge so its taken the razor finish off it lol!
Someone did suggest I let Mr D loose on it with a file. If I had, it would have been a Broken Glass Striplet as he doesn't do DIY. I wouldn't let him file my nails let alone a Striplet!

Now, back to the card. I did mention a few weeks ago about doing a baby card as Nesta's niece had a liitle girl. Well, finally, here it is.
I apologise for the dark pic. Didn't realise it was quite so dark and of course the card is long gone so I couldn't re-snap it.

Ingredients
A5 size cream card for base
Raspberry PMD card
First Edition Love Letters 8x8 pad
Docrafts New Arrival topper
Pink satin ribbon
Pink bling
Kaisercraft and Crafters Companion sentiment stamps
Victorian Velvet DI


Nothing fancy schmancy (no die cutting involved at all) but I thought it looked quite pretty to welcome little Anya to the World (mind you, what a World sometimes eh?)

Well, that's me folks for today. enjoy the sunshine, which hopefully is on all of you and special get well wishes to Ita and Hazel's lad, Christopher
Hoping to meet up with our John at the end of the week for a darn good catch up.

Be good!!!

TTFN
Ang x


22 comments:

  1. Good morning Ang,
    Now that's a big change for you ... a Baby card, delicate pink and NO Die involved.
    I just LOVE it, so will the receivers. A beautiful card, stunning design. Ooops!! maybe the centre is Die cut or did the topper come pre-cut?? Anyways it is really pretty to welcome little Anya to the world.
    Have a great day
    Hugs

    Patricia xxx

    ReplyDelete
  2. Lovely card & congrats on being a Sue Wilson winner.

    Michele.

    ReplyDelete
  3. Love it Ang, so cute, xxxx

    ReplyDelete
  4. Good morning Ang. What a pretty baby card, with all those lovely colours. And as Patricia has said not die cuts.
    Thank you for your well wishes for Chris, he's so much better, and thankfully his Liver and Spleen haven't suffered damage from the massive drop in his platelet count. Enjoy your meet up with John. Hazel xx

    ReplyDelete
  5. Hi Ang. I love this beautiful card to welcome Anya to the world, bless her. The background is gorgeous, is it all one printed piece or did you stamp each square? Whatever it is I love it : ) We have both been really lucky on Sue's blog this week haven't we : ) I have been so so lucky this year as I have won 2 of her beautiful cards, some stamps in the comment draw like you and now the classic Itty Bitty bows. I just can't believe my name keeps getting drawn out! As I am on a very tight budget winning the die set is the only way I can start collecting Sue's second collection, I still only have 4 of the first, so they will be truly appreciated and used a great deal. I'm sure you will love your stamps too : )
    Glad that you have filed down the striplet. Your comment about Mr D and filing your nails gave me a good giggle : ) Take care.

    ReplyDelete
  6. Morning Ang,
    A very pretty baby card. love it all.
    Lydia
    X

    ReplyDelete
  7. Morning Mrs D - fab card and although no die cuts it is still brilliant xx congrats on being 'Pulled' by Sue - nice to see a name you recognise xx piccys of stash will be required please xx GailT xx

    ReplyDelete
  8. Good Morning Ang from a dull and smirry Inverness, but still warm.
    Beautiful New Baby card, I love the paper and your design too.
    Didn't know you'd won at Sue's blog, congrats!, will look forward to seeing what you do with them, have a good day, hugs Kate x

    ReplyDelete
  9. Morning duckie, a pretty card for a new arrival. Love the patchwork background. I received a similar kind of card from a fellow crafter on my birthday. As I like sewing and knitting as well as card making, she added little sewing charms, buttons, ribbon, lace etc to the patchwork squares. Makes an unique card. Have a good day. Janice xx

    ReplyDelete
  10. Pretty card Mrs Duck, I love the simplicity of it, especially the ovals - making plain edged ones makes a change somehow. I wish I could meet you both (you and John) so enjoy your visit.

    ReplyDelete
  11. Beautiful card , very pretty background paper, the whole is super beautiful.
    Hugs

    ReplyDelete
  12. nice card ,simple ones are sometimes the best .[nice to see the more complicated ones too]ha ha Laura O

    ReplyDelete
  13. Pretty baby card Ang. The"postage stamp" background paper is sweet. Hugs Christine xx

    ReplyDelete
  14. Hello Ang
    Another lovely card - so pretty!
    I was so pleased to see your name as a winner, and also Mrs B. it's nice to see regular blog-mates coming up trumps!
    Best wishes, Anne O

    ReplyDelete
  15. Hi Ang love the baby card,I think we all use Dies now ,and forget ,ŵe can do other Dies.
    Congrats on your win,will wait and see you making more "art Work" with your new Striplet.
    I bought the sister of your Art Deco Die,and the Butterfly's it is very good value,I only had a Chery Lyn ? Butterfly Die which was rubbish .
    They are at home waiting for me.I had a hard night last night,lots of pain,and no sleep,and the heat is also making it difficult to sleep.
    Ita.

    ReplyDelete
  16. Gorgeous baby card Ang! the paper is really lovely..huggles Sue xx

    ReplyDelete
  17. Super backing paper for your baby card. Hugs Mrs A.

    ReplyDelete
  18. Hi Ang,

    Gorgeous card, love the design.

    Say Hi to John for us, it will be nice for you to meet up. Did you know each other when he lived in UK before?

    Love & Hugs

    Jacquie J xxx
    http://jewelscardcraft.blogspot.co.uk/

    ReplyDelete
  19. Very pretty Very pink I'm usually not a pink person but all of the cards I've made (3!) recently have been pink! My husband sounds just like Mr D Years ago he tried to hang a small picture and a great big chunk of wall came down He now refuses to try - just in case

    ReplyDelete
  20. This card is adorable!! Love the colors! Hugs!

    ReplyDelete
  21. Great color combinations and image used makes a beautiful and awesome card.xx
    ♥aNNie The Journey is the Start

    ReplyDelete
  22. Ang, this is so darling! It reminds me of a quilt that my Mom made me when I was little. It even had little teddy bears on it. Love the colours and patterns! Hugs :)

    ReplyDelete

Labels

"Peace" (3) 300 posts prize post (1) Acetate (1) Anna Griffin Flourish Emblem (3) Ansty Workshop (2) Baby (1) Baby 3D (1) Baby card (1) Baby wrapping paper (1) BeBunni embossing folder (1) Bebunni Snowflake embossing folder (2) Bevelled Glass Striplet (4) bling (3) blog hop (1) blue tit topper (1) Bokeh (1) Box Frame (2) Britannia Medium Rose (2) Butterfly Box (1) buttons (1) Cake (1) Cake design (1) Campervan (1) Card-io Festive Fir Cones (1) Card-io Mum's Garden (3) Card-io Rose Garden (4) Card-io stamps (4) CE Anemone Planter stamp (1) CE Blog Challenge March (Easter) (1) CE Falling Snow embossing folder (1) CE Frosty Swirls (2) CE Frosty Swirls embossing folder (4) CE Garden Frame stamp (1) CE Jacobean Floral embossing folder (6) CE Linen embossing folder (5) CE sentiment (1) CE Snowflake Lattice embossing folder (2) CE Stitched Bunting Numbers stamps (4) CE Swirling Hearts embossing folder (6) CE Tapestry embossing folder (1) CE Tartan Trellis embossing folder (1) CE Tied Together embossing folder (2) Cheery Lynn Holly Flourish (9) Cheery Lynn Sweet Christine (3) chevron embossing folder (1) Christmas (1) Christmas Tree Greetings die (1) clock (1) colouring (1) Cosmic Shimmer Clear Matt Finish Glaze (2) Couture Creations Rudolf embossing folder (1) Couture Creations Swiss Dots embossing folder (2) Couture Creations Tied Together embossing folder (1) Crafters Companion Christmas Jumper embossing folder (3) Crafters Companion Textures Elements Rain embossing folder (1) Cream card (6) Creative Expressions (1) Creative Expressions Garden Frame stamp (1) Daisy's (3) Darice Chevron embossing folder (1) Die cut magnetic sheets (1) Diwali (1) Docrafts (4) Docrafts All Aboard (2) Docrafts Home for Christmas (1) Docrafts Punch (1) Docrafts Snowflake embossing folder (1) Docrafts X Cut Reindeers Pattern embossing folder (1) Easter (1) Eclectic Anthology (1) Embossalicious Floral Vine embossing folder (1) Embossalicious Tumbling Leaves embossing folder (1) Enchanted M-Bossibilities (1) First Edition Bird Song (2) First Edition Boho Chic (2) First Edition Desert Blooms (1) First Edition Family Ties (2) First Edition Floral Pavilion (2) First Edition Gilded Winter (3) First Edition Isabelle (3) First Edition Love Letters (4) First Edition Neroli (2) First Edtion New Bloom (1) Floral Tribute (1) Forever Friends (1) frame (1) Frosty Swirls embossing folder (2) Fuchsia necklace (1) Fuchsia tutorial (1) Funky foam (2) gilding flakes (3) gold gilding flakes (1) gold mica powder (1) gold mirror card (2) Golf (1) Graduation (1) Happy Birthday embossing folder (1) HC Decorative Lace Border (1) HC Delicate Asters (7) HC Sunkissed Fleur (4) Heart Cascade (1) Hobbycraft punch (3) Hobbycutz (13) Hochanda (1) House of Cards (13) hummingbird (1) Hunkydory (1) Hunkydory Christmas cards (1) Hunkydory Peacock (1) Indigo Blu sentiment (1) Inkylicious (1) Inverted Corner Box (1) Inverted Corner Box Tutorial (1) Inverted triple stamping (2) Inverted triple stamping tutorial (1) Janet's Envelope (1) Jewellery (1) John Lockwood 12 Days of Christmas pad (6) John Lockwood 12 days of Christmas stamps (1) John Lockwood Cherry Blossom Elements (4) John Lockwood Daffodil Burst (3) John Lockwood Daisy Corner (1) John Lockwood Daisy Corner Elements (1) John Lockwood December's Child (1) John Lockwood Fern Frames Elements stamps (5) John Lockwood Flower Frame Elements (1) John Lockwood Flower Heart Element stamps (2) John Lockwood Flower Hearts Element stamps (2) John Lockwood Heart Striplet stamps (1) John Lockwood Honeysuckle stamp (2) John Lockwood Horticultural Definition stamp (2) John Lockwood Larkspur Elements stamps (4) John Lockwood Lily stamp (2) John Lockwood Michaelmas Daisy Stamp (2) John Lockwood Monday's Child stamps (1) John Lockwood Nasturtium Elements stamps (4) John Lockwood Nasturtium Everyday Sentiments stamps (4) John Lockwood Partridge in a Pear Tree stamps (3) John Lockwood Peony Elements stamp (1) John Lockwood Peony Elements stamps (3) John Lockwood Peony rubber stamp (2) John Lockwood Quattro Stars mask (1) John Lockwood Rosebud Elements stamps (5) John Lockwood Spring Shades paper pad (1) John Lockwood Summers Child stamp (2) John Lockwood Violet Elements stamps (1) John Next Door Autumn Flowers stamps (4) John Next Door Butterfly Frames stamps (2) John Next Door Flower Circle stamps (2) John Next Door Quattro Drops Mask (2) John Next Door Spring Flower stamps (3) John Next Door Summer Flowers stamps (3) John Next Door Waves Duo Mask (2) John Next Door Winter Flowers stamps (2) John's samples (1) Joy's thank you (1) Jus Cutz A4 Rectangles (1) Kanban (1) Krylon Gold Leaf pen (4) Lace (1) Language of Flowers (5) Lidl card (3) Lidl paper (1) Lilia's Clock (1) Luca's Clock (1) Map (1) Marianne poinsettias (1) MAWTT (30) Memory Box Alphabet Dies (8) mica (3) Mint gilding polish (1) Mr D birthday (1) NEC Stash March 2015 (1) Nesta's Necklace (1) New Home (1) Oldie for Friday (7) padded heart (1) Peacock blue card (1) Peacock Feathers mask (1) pearls (1) pincking shears (1) Pink Flap Box (1) PMD (5) PMD card (21) Polished Silk Glitters (1) Quilted Blocks Striplet (1) red mirror card (1) Review of 2016 (1) ribbon (1) SB 2012 Holiday Tree (1) SB A2 Bracket Borders (3) SB A2 Matting Basics A & B (3) SB Adorning Squares (2) SB Bitty Blossoms (15) SB Blossom (1) SB Blossoms Three (2) SB Botanical Swirls and Accents (7) SB Butterflies (1) SB Butterfly Circles (4) SB Captivating Squares (6) SB Carnation Creations (4) SB Classic Diamonds (3) SB Classic Ovals (5) SB Curved Borders 2 (3) SB Dahlia (1) SB Decorative Labels 25 (1) SB Decorative Labels 28 (8) SB Decorative Labels 8 (1) SB Delightful Circles (2) SB Elegant Labels 4 (1) SB Elizabeth Border Strip (2) SB Fancy Lattice (1) SB Fancy Postage Stamps (5) SB Fancy Tags 1 (Framed) (2) SB Fancy Tags 3 (5) SB Fancy Tags Three (1) SB Fancy Tags Two (7) SB Filigree Delight (5) SB Foliage (3) SB Grand Ovals (2) SB Grate Works (1) SB Heirloom Ornaments 2010 (3) SB Imperial embossing folder (2) SB Intertwined Spirals (1) SB Iron Works Motifs (1) SB Ivy (D-lite) (1) SB Jewel Flowers & Flourishes (4) SB Labels 18 (1) SB Labels 25 (1) SB Labels 28 (3) SB Labels 4 (3) SB Labels 9 (1) SB Labels Twenty (2) SB Labels Twenty Eight (3) SB Layered Poinsettias (8) SB Lonely Hearts (2) SB M-Bossibilities Imperial embossing folder (1) SB M-Bossibilities Patchwork embossing folder (1) SB Majestic Labels 25 (1) SB Mary Border Strip (3) SB Matting Basics A (3) SB Matting Basics A & B (5) SB Matting Basics B (3) SB Medallion 1 (2) SB Medallion 4 (1) SB Peony (1) SB Ravenna (1) SB Reflective Moment (1) SB Scalloped Ovals (3) SB Snowflake Pendant 2013 (8) SB Swirl Stripe Panel (2) SB Tapestry (2) SB Tiger Lily (2) SB Tisted Palm (1) SB Twisted Metal Tags and Accents (1) Scraperboard (2) sewing (1) Sheena Douglass Holly embossing folder (2) show samples (1) Silver (1) silver Krylon pen (1) Sissix Hearts (3) Sissix Hexagons (1) Sissix Squares (12) slate (1) Snowflake Border (1) Snowflake Mini Striplet (1) Soft gold card (2) Spectrum Noirs (5) Splodgeaway Masks (1) Squigglefly (1) Stamping Up (1) stitching (1) Stitchy Bear (1) Sue Wilson 2015 Angel (1) Sue Wilson Ara Mini Gemini (2) Sue Wilson Catkin Stems (1) Sue Wilson Christmas Tree Greetings (2) Sue Wilson Cygnus Gemini (1) Sue Wilson Doodle Rose Wreath (6) Sue Wilson Holly Octagonal Frame (2) Sue Wilson Indian Ocean Background (1) Sue Wilson Jacobean Floral embossing folder (1) Sue Wilson Lotus Striplet (1) Sue Wilson Maidenhair Fern (1) Sue Wilson Mauritius (1) Sue Wilson Mini Snowflake Striplet (2) Sue Wilson Orange Blossom Leaves (1) Sue Wilson Peace (1) Sue Wilson Rococo Striplet (2) Sue Wilson Snowflake Corner Border and Tag dies (3) Sue Wilson Snowflake Gemini (1) Sue Wilson Timeless Striplet (1) Sue Wilson Ursa Gemini (3) SW Christmas Tree Greetings (1) SW Cygnus Gemini (3) SW Indian Ocean Background dies (3) SW Mauritius dies (1) SW Orange Blossom Leaves (1) SW Ornate Octagons Striplet (1) SW Tahiti die (1) Swarovski (1) Tatty Teddy (1) Texture Paste (2) That Special Touch Celtic mask (1) That Special Touch Delicate mask (1) That Special Touch Elegance Mask (2) That Special Touch Moroccan Mask (1) The BGS (2) The Striplet (17) The Tapestry (1) Tied Together embossing folder (1) Tonic Punch (1) TST Elegance mask (2) TST Fanciful mask (1) Ursa Gemini (1) Wedding (1) White card (15) X Cut Alphabet Die (4) X Cut Extra Large Circles (4)